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Alden Global Capital

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING HEDGE FUND

Alden and former Digital First Media execs prosper despite lawsuits and bad investments

By Julie Reynolds

BREAKING: Just as this story posted, Fred’s Pharmacies filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification to announce that 80 employees will be permanently
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Leaked financial report shows jaw-dropping profits for ‘outlaw’ newspaper owner

Hedge fund turns a blind eye to rats and mildew to rake in industry-topping earnings

 

By Julie Reynolds

The hedge fund behind draconian staff cuts at Digital First Media newspapers — including The Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News …
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A CALL TO ACTION for Digital First Media editors and publishers

By Julie Reynolds

The rebellion two weeks ago by The Denver Post’s editorial board against the newspaper’s hedge-fund owners spurred a national outcry, including a front-page article in The New York Times and coverage in The Washington Post, Time magazine, …
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Journalists Demand Owners Put Quality News Before Profits

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Journalists Demand Owners Put Quality News Before Profits

 Pacific Media Workers Guild, Local 39521
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NewsGuild urges Duke University to sever ties with hedge fund president over newspaper pillaging

• SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Duke to cut ties to Alden/Heath Freeman

 

By Julie Reynolds

 

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The NewsGuild-CWA, which represents workers at 12 Digital First Media newspapers, is urging Duke University to sever its ties to …
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The Case for New Owners is Clearer Than Ever

This is not the usual “hard times for newspapers” lament. Alden is cutting news staff at more than twice the national rate.

By DFMworkers staff

The argument for responsible, local ownership of Digital First Media newspapers grows stronger every day, …
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